My heart is a weapon of war
My voice is my weapon of choice

An eye for an eye,
a heart for a heart,
a soul for a soul.
We fight for the dream,
we fight to the death,
we fight for control.

For there is no such thing as justice,
all the best that we can hope for is revenge:
A hostile takeover,
an absolute rebellion to the end.
This is our battle cry
I’m giving you a head start,
you’re going to need it,
’cause I fight like a girl

I’ll get my revenge on the world or a least 49% of the people in it
And if I wake up with blood on my hands,
well, I know that you’ll understand,
’cause I fight like a girl.

We are under attack
What is the body count? I’ve lost track
If nobody’s mentioned how this will end, then I’ll be the first
there are more of US than there are of YOU, so show me your worst

For there is no such thing as justice,
all the best that we can hope for is revenge:
A hostile takeover,
an absolute rebellion to the end.
This is our battle cry
I’m giving you a head start,
you’re going to need it,
’cause I fight like a girl

I’ll get my revenge on the world or a least 49% of the people in it
And if I wake up with blood on my hands,
well, I know that you’ll understand,
’cause I fight like a girl.

It’s so easy to kill,
this I learned by watching you
If I have to, I will,
it’s not pretty but it’s true
I am through lying still,
just a body to be
beaten, fucked, and if I’m lucky, left for dead,
so WHO’S scary now?
No mercy, it's a bit too late
The game is on, don't run, don't hide, don't wait
‘Cause if we’ve got no honor,
then we’ve got no shame,
if it’s in self-defense,
then we will take no blame
This is our battlecry
even if you’re only a boy,
you can
FIGHT LIKE A GIRL!

‘Cause I fight like a girl,
I’ll get my revenge on the world (or at least 49% of the people in it),
and if I end up with blood on my hands
Well, I know, that you’ll understand,
’cause I fight like a girl.


Lyrics submitted by deathinfemaleform, edited by Nonny

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  • +2
    My InterpretationThe album FLAG is a story of a group of women stuck in an insane asylum who decide they want to get free. They see it as starting an all out war, and this could be them gathering their morale, for the war.

    Outside of the story idea, this song, as well as the whole album contains some serious feminist beliefs and uses the treatment of women in the 1800's to justify it. Which is arguable about how the treatment of women, especially those with mental disorders has 'improved'.
    HarlequinChaoson July 29, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentCan't really analyze it much other than there are two ways I take the lyrics, some of the lines sound very patient vs. doctor, while the obvious theme is remaining strong when you've been defiled or destroyed in a way such as rape in this case.

    The thing I want to mention however is that while the studio version isn't out, there are differences in lyrics than the ones she posted and the ones she's singing live.

    "If I end up with blood on my hands..."

    And the major one being

    "No mercy, it's a bit too late
    The game is on, don't run, don't hide, don't wait."

    She sings both these in every-single performance that's on youtube.
    deadxboysxpoemon January 28, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm going to the concert in Toronto in February-- I'm so excited.
    Hopefully the rest of the album is as wonderful as this song.
    hersoftestsoulon January 10, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMost people say that FLAG as an album is most likely the soundtrack for EA's musical in progress. It definitely follows a storyline about women in an asylum and fighting back, especially against men, and this song sums it up, although "Girls! Girls! Girls!" is also a very good interpretation. I always got the feeling that the story was set in Victorian times, when only girls were ever considered mentally unstable, and those girls were almost always oppressed by men, causing their so-called "insanity" which may have just been uniqueness and rebellion.
    SideshowJazz1on March 12, 2014   Link
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    General Comment"just a body to be beaten, fucked, and if I'm lucky, left for dead" she was RAPED. When she was 17. She actually checked herself into a mental hospital at one point, it was driving her insane. The FLAG album is all about ladies in a Victorian mental asylum.
    UkuleleZe8on July 09, 2016   Link

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